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Sandy Dhuyvetter
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Sunday July 27, 2008
LIVE from the NBTA International Convention & Exposition at the Los Angeles Convention Center
Listen in at 9 am Pacific Time, noon East Coast Time
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Hank Roeder,
NBTA Senior Vice President,
Global Operations

Segment 1 - approx 6 min.

Hank Roeder joins Sandy to talk about NBTA's regional subsidiaries in Mexico,
Asia Pacific and Canada and their partners in Brazil. Hank will also outline some of the convention and exposition's great speakers, who are truly a Hollywood crowd.   

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Bill Connors,
Executive Director 
& COO of the NBTA

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Segments 2 & 3 - approx 13 min.

Bill Connors joins Sandy to talk about the buzz - the NBTA International Convention and Exposition. Bill talks about the research - that more and more business travelers are bringing spouses and families during business trips for a bit of leisure vacationing. Sandy and Bill will also talk about travel as a powerful force of diplomacy and how some of the premiere travel equipment showcased at travel conventions like the NBTA's will eventually trickle down into the leisure traveler's hands. 

Kevin Mcguire,
NBTA President & CEO,
Board Member

Segment 4 approx 9 min.

Sandy talks with Kevin Mcguire, NBTA President and the Manager of Travel for Athletics at the University of Texas, about what keeps him up at night in the travel industry. Kevin talks about the changing face of the travel industry due to a difficult economic time and how we're seeing more and more networking on global scale, all thanks to travel.

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Sandy Dhuyvetter,
Executive Producer and Host

Segment 5 & 6 approx 12 min.

Sandy is joined by Patrick Peartree to talk about the International Convention and Exposition in downtown L.A.

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Phila Anne Tan,

Director of Exhibitions/Events
for TTG Asia Media

Segments 7 & 8 approx 13 min.

Started in 1993, IT&CMA is the region's premier meetings and incentive travel show and is attended by some 1,500 delegates from more than 39 countries. IT&CMA is a platform for promoting the Asia-Pacific region as a MICE (Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conventions & Exhibitions) destination as well as a source for MICE visitors. Learn more about the IT&CMA travel show HERE!
Listen in as Sandy talks with Phila Anne Tan about the role of women in travel and the upcoming IT&CMA travel show in Bangkok, Thailand, this October. 

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Vivianne Martins,
President of ABGEV

Segment 9 approx 6 min.

ABGEV (Brazilian Business Travel Association) is the business travel association representing buyers and suppliers from the business travel community in South America. ABGEV’s goals include growth and improvement of the business travel industry in Brazil and development of strong relationships between all players in the corporate travel market.
Sandy talks with Vivianne about NBTA and ABGEV's first annual Latin American Corporate Travel and Technology Exchange (LACTTE), held in February.

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Eric Casey
Senior Director,
Membership Marketing
and Communications for
the NBTA

Click HERE for more info. Learn about the NBTA's International Convention and Exposition held next year in Sandy's hometown of San Diego.

Segments 10 -  12 approx 20 min.

Eric Casey joins Sandy Dhuyvetter, Executive Producer and Host of TravelTalkRADIO, to talk about the International Convention and Exposition's upcoming educational sessions and the NBTA's Certified Corporate Travel Executive program, a program designed for business travel management professionals who want to enhance their knowledge, skills and productivity. 

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Sandy Dhuyvetter named NBTA International Correspondent

Announces Launch of NBTA RADIO and TV

(July 18, 2008 – San Diego, CA) –
TravelTalkMEDIA announced today that Sandy Dhuyvetter, Executive Producer and Host of TravelTalkMEDIA, RADIO and TV, has been named the National Business Travel Association’s International Correspondent for the NBTA International Convention & Exposition, to be held in Los Angeles at the end of this month.

The NBTA International Convention and Exposition, widely known as the premier event in business travel, will be held at Los Angeles Convention Center July 27-30, 2008.

As the International Correspondent for NBTA TV, Ms. Dhuyvetter is responsible for highlighting
the International participants at the convention and building programming that will inspire the International communities to research further NBTA’s offerings.


When Sandy and the TravelTalkMEDIA Crew stay in L.A., they stay at the luxurious boutique hotel, The Belamar, in Manhattan Beach. Surf on complimentary high-speed Internet, slumber away in down comforters and 350+ thread count linens or dine supreme at the hotel's "Second Story Restaurant".

 NBTA RADIO is produced and broadcast by TravelTalkMEDIA.